Exclusive: Candlebox Streaming New Song, "Sweet Summertime"

Seattle-based alt rockers Candlebox are all set to release their first album in nearly four years, Love Stories & Other Musings, next Tuesday, April 3.

But why wait until then for new music? The band are streaming a brand new song, "Sweet Summertime," exclusively on GuitarWorld.com today. Check it out below!

"I haven’t felt this way about a release from Candlebox since our first record," said guitarist Peter Klett. "The feeling for this record is both refreshing and stimulating. I can’t be more excited to release this music to the fans who have been with us for so long."

The band are also heading out on the road in a little over a week for a lengthy U.S. tour. You can get all the dates below the stream.

You can pre-order Love Stories & Other Musings on Amazon here and iTunes here.

Candlebox 2012 Tour Dates

  • April 07-Pensacola, FL-Cap'n Fun
  • April 10-Jacksonville, FL - Mavericks
  • April 11-Atlanta, GA-37 Main
  • April 13-Charlotte, NC -Fillmore
  • April 14-Myrtle Beach, SC -House Of Blues
  • April 17-Charleston, SC-Music Farm
  • April 19-Ft. Lauderdale, FL -Culture Room
  • April 20-Tampa, FL -Jannus Live
  • April 21-Orlando, FL-Florida Music Festival
  • April 24-Winston-Salem, NC- Ziggy's
  • April 26-Philadelphia, PA - Chameleon Club
  • April 27-Allentown, PA-Crocodile Rock
  • April 28-Nashua, NH-Boston Billiard Club – Outdoors Festival
  • April 30-Washington, DC - Fillmore
  • May 03-New York, NY-Gramercy Theater
  • May 05 -Asbury Park, NJ -Stone Pony
  • May 10-Syracuse, NY-Wescott Theater
  • May 11-Pittsburgh, PA-Altar
  • May 12-Flint, MI-Machine Shop
  • May 16-Cleveland, OH-House of Blues
  • May 18-Ft. Wayne, IN-Piere's
  • May 19-Detroit, MI-Emerald Theater

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Josh Hart

Josh Hart is a former web producer and staff writer for Guitar World and Guitar Aficionado magazines (2010–2012). He has since pursued writing fiction under various pseudonyms while exploring the technical underpinnings of journalism, now serving as a senior software engineer for The Seattle Times.